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Throughout the late 1990s Michael Werbowski was based in Prague, collaborating with the prominent Czech daily "Lidove Noviny" newspaper and contributing to the English weekly the "Prague Post". More recently he has been based in Mexico and Central America covering mostly trade and environmental issues for both local and international media outlets. His articles have appeared in North American and European newspapers, Web sites and magazines in several languages.
No. Article Date
Paris, Prague Chronicles
Mobsters, market meltdown and literary scandals spice up life in two European capitals
31
In the Latin Quarter were I am staying, the outdoor cafes are brimming with vibrancy. Fashionable ladies are as coquette... >>more
2008.10.19
Prague: Gangsters, Crooked Politicians and the EU
A chronical of life in this central European capital
32
Prague, in the post Communist era, regretfully is no stranger to "hot money" flowing in and out of the city. Any apparen... >>more
2008.10.14
Prokofiev and Mahler Conquer Prague
Liverpool meets Prague in a great musical power play match
33
The strings soared and the double bass combined with the imposing brass section. This sent shivers down my spine and by ... >>more
2008.09.26
Czechs Victims of Terror
Death of ambassador highlights small state's role in the war on terror
34
Prague is actively involved in Afghanistan. It has sent a military contingent, numbering 200, as part of a provincial re... >>more
2008.09.22
Mahler Symphony Reborn in Prague
[Review] Manfred Honeck conducts the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra
35
Under the deft baton of Austrian conductor Manfred Honeck, the entire work, without any intermission, was performed like... >>more
2008.09.07
The EU, Turkey and Russia: An Unlikely Troika
Examining the triangular ties between three great power brokers in Eurasia
36
If the EU one day begins to carry more diplomatic and military weight in the region, it will do so only with Turkey's ap... >>more
2008.09.05
Prague: Then and Now
Looking back at the 1968 crushing of "Prague Spring" reforms by Warsaw Pact troops
37
Today, peaceful scenes hold sway on the streets of the Czech capital. Instead of Soviet troops there are Russian tourist... >>more
2008.08.31
Boisterous Bear, Wounded Eagle
US-Russian tensions from a post-communist perspective
38
Haunted by the rumblings of Russian tanks and chronically stricken with an age-old pathological hatred for everything Ru... >>more
2008.08.25
Summer Musings by the Lake
Some observations and thoughts from Canadian cottage country
39
I have noticed a lot more cottages and some chalets and other manor-like domains for wealthy hockey players and celebrit... >>more
2008.08.19
To My American Cousins
An impassioned plea to my cousins and all Americans to awake before it's too late
40
To put it mildly, it befuddles me to watch your personal liberties restricted with such regularity in an already endange... >>more
2008.07.17
[Poem] Montreux Summer Nights*
The joys of jazz and togetherness
41
Al Jarreau follows up with his trademark scat and elegant tunes. Julianne yells to me in the crowded Casino hall, "I'm h... >>more
2008.06.29
In the World of the White House
Who's running foreign policy in Washington?
42
In the opaque and obtuse world of White House decision making, behind the scenes it seems unclear whether Bush is at the... >>more
2008.06.26
Is Canada Really Reining In Tasers?
[Commentary] Officials decide to crack down on Tasers
43
Tasers were introduced in Canada back in 2000. They were first used on psychiatric patients. Since then they have almost... >>more
2008.06.19
Turks Triumph Over Central Europeans
[Euro 2008] Civilizations clash on the football field of battle
44
Toward the end of the game, after an hour's play, just when it looked as if the Czechs had clinched the match, the denou... >>more
2008.06.17
Confessions of a Would-Be Bilderberger
Secretive meetings are increasingly shaping our world and setting the global agenda
45
For me, the fun thing about going to meetings inspired by and modeled on the Bilderberg format, besides the good food, i... >>more
2008.06.14
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